Food dept confiscates over 11000 metric ton wheat in Multan division.

MULTAN -- Food department continued raids against wheat hoarding, smuggling and confiscated 11273 metric ton wheat so far during 421 raids across the Multan division.

According to Food department official sources, the departmental teams along with district administration were conducting raids to curb wheat hoarding and smuggling and confiscated wheat was being sent to procurement centres concerned. As many as 23 FIRs were also got registered against the mafia involved in hoarding and smuggling of wheat.

The sources further said that the wheat in field has been ended and the food staff was deputed to monitor the wheat smuggling and hoarding. The department was working to meet the revised target of procuring about 30 metric ton extra wheat in order to procure maximum wheat to meet the food security issue...

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